CUP PLANT

OTHER NAME(S):

Indian Gum, Pilot Plant, Polar Plant, Prairie Dock, Ragged Cup, Rosinweed, Silphe Perfolié, Silphion Perfolié, Silphium perfoliatum, Turpentine Weed.<br/><br/>

Overview

Overview Information

Cup plant is an herb. The root is used to make medicine.

People take cup plant for digestive disorders.

Be careful not to confuse cup plant (Silphium perfoliatum) with Silphium laciniatum. Both are known as rosinweed.

How does it work?

It is not known how cup plant might work as a medicine.

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of cup plant for these uses.

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

It is not known if cup plant is safe or what the possible side effects might be.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of cup plant during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Interactions

Interactions?

We currently have no information for CUP PLANT Interactions.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of cup plant depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for cup plant. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

View References

REFERENCES:

  • Lust J. The herb book. New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1999.

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